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45 Pounds (More or Less)

Authors: Barson, Kelly
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
BISAC/Subject: YAF052020, YAF022000, YAF058220
ISBN: 9781101602522, Related ISBNs: 0142422657, 0670784826, 110160252X, 9780142422656, 9780670784820
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 272,
Audience: Young adult
Synopsis: Here are the numbers of Ann Galardi's life:

She is 16.
And a size 17.
Her perfect mother is a size 6.
Her Aunt Jackie is getting married in 2 months, and wants Ann to be a bridesmaid.
So Ann makes up her mind: Time to lose 45 pounds (more or less).

Welcome to the world of informercial diet plans, wedding dance lessons, endless run-ins with the cutest guy Ann's ever seen—and some surprises about her not-so-perfect mother.

And there's one more thing—it's all about feeling comfortable in your own skin—no matter how you add it up!

K.A. Barson's sparkling debut is "deliciously relatable, with a lot of laughter on the side." -- Rita Williams-Garcia, New York Times best-selling author
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